Why Rotorua

Rotorua is a destination that will surprise and enchant you by how well equipped it is to host events; Rotorua is a small regional city with big city facilities. Home to one of New Zealand’s largest convention venues and over 13,000 beds available for your delegates, no other destination in New Zealand has the infrastructure we have.

Our ancestors have been welcoming people from all over the world for more than 170 years. We are proud of our region, and happy to showcase our world class meeting venues, superb adventure activities, our diverse range of accommodation options and the exceptional offsite venues that make Rotorua such a popular and unique destination.

With a rich history in tourism and events, dedicated Business Events team, and experienced service providers, Rotorua’s conference proposition continues to grow.

Conferences we have hosted


NZ Forest Industries - 750pax, Wood Expo - 350pax, Forest Genetics & Productivity - 350pax, FITEC Awards - 520pax


Apiculture – 1200pax, Ecological Society – 400pax, Zespri – 500pax, ABIC – 500pax, NZIMLS – 450pax, Quarry NZ – 340pax, NZIFST – 400pax, Diffuse Pollution & Eutrophication – 250pax


ULearn – 1900pax, Learning at Schools – 1600pax, Spectrum Education – 600pax, NZEI – 500pax, School Executive Officers – 280pax


GP Medical – 1200pax, Orthopaedics – 750pax, NZ College of Midwives – 700pax, ACHSM – 450pax, Health Research Council – 320pax, Perioperative Nurses – 300pax

Contact the Business Events team today

"Just wanted to say thanks for all your fantastic work over the weekend at the fab EEC – the delegates were thrilled as were the committee and you and your teams were all part of making that happen”. Jill Schirnack, Outshine Ltd.